Table 5

Independent correlates of current use of HRT in women who have undergone hysterectomy after adjustment for age group and place of residence

Description of variableOdds ratio95% CI
Age group
    35–391
    40–440.740.23 to 2.39
    45–491.330.44 to 4.01
    50–542.910.99 to 8.55
    55–591.870.65 to 5.41
    60–641.300.43 to 3.89
    65–690.860.28 to 2.65
    70–740.370.11 to 1.28
    75–790.520.13 to 1.99
Place of residence
    Perth1
    Busselton1.220.82 to 1.81
Smoking status
    Never1
    Ex-smoker1.641.10 to 2.44
    1–14 cigarettes per day1.700.68 to 4.27
    15+ cigarettes per day1.340.70 to 2.56
Level of systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)
    ≤1111
    112–1230.560.31 to 1.01
    124–1390.590.33 to 1.06
    139+0.520.28 to 0.95
Level of LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)
    ≤2.931
    2.94–3.501.030.60 to 1.76
    3.51–4.200.620.37 to 1.06
    4.21+0.570.34 to 0.97
Level of HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)
    ≤1.251
    1.26–1.501.650.97 to 2.80
    1.51–1.802.681.56 to 4.61
    1.81+7.294.21 to 12.59
Level of triglycerides (mmol/l)
    ≤0.701
    0.71–1.002.101.14 to 3.88
    1.01–1.502.781.49 to 5.17
    1.51+5.002.61 to 9.57